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Welle Dewala Road, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 250312
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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is sat right on the beach and has a range of seating options - out in the sun, under cover, beds and sofas. We opted for a quick lunch including a penne arrabiatta and buttered fish with salad and wedges. The price was 3000 rupees including a beer and a large bottle of water. I recommend popping along... More 

Thank EmilySHPearce
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great seafood in beach restaurant. Friendly staff although a little slow to bring us menus. More expensive than other restaurants we ate in but not sure if this is normal for unawatuna.

Thank cf2802
Stavanger, Norway
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice food and friendly service. A good place for lunch at the beach or for dinner. Their seafood is very nice.

Thank KittyLF
Antwerp, Belgium
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had 2 nice dinner, excellent food, excellent service, and attention to details, this was rare enough during the trip to really appreciate the quality of service and food!

Thank Sophie_CochezHabryn
Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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163 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food and drinks, brilliant service, clean surroundings, comfortable. But it is not very Sri Lankan, more like a Western fine dining. Quite expensive, but good value for money. You need to reserve table.

Thank Eva J
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice seafood and friendly waiters. The restaurant has good taste in furniture and decoration (pet peeve :))

Thank Martin W
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kingfisher is a great place located on the beach in Unawatuna 🏖 The beach itself is great. The staff is exceptional compared to what we've experienced elsewhere on restaurants in the southwest region 👌🏼Good food, great ambient, happy & sporty staff 🌟 By daytime you can enjoy comfy sun beds, lunch & tasty fresh juices 🍹

Thank Ingrid B
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's beautiful to sit on the beach here and eat, the seafood fried rice was also a lovely treat! Staff was very friendly and extremely attentive, they obviously work hard to have a welcoming and well run restaurant and they're doing a great job!

Thank Catherine M
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there only night time for a party. It was very nice party, good music, people playing with fireballs. Good experience!

Thank petyajojo
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lonely planet didn't review unawatuna beach well... but we are so pleased we stayed here in this beautiful place rather than inside the sterile, touristed walls of Galle. Kingfisher hotel facilities are excellent. Plenty of space in a very well designed room and nice bathroom. Lots of hot water and cold ac. The seafood dinners and breakfast as good as... More 

Thank GreyParrot1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Welle Dewala Road, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 250312
Kingfisher is a hotel and restaurant beautifully located on the crescent-shaped beach of Unawatuna in the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka. It’s origins run back to late 90’s.

We have a designed lounge bar where you can relax and sip a cocktail and we offer a western and eastern menu at the restaurent.
All our products are fresh and from the market everyday.

We also have daily and weekly events:
Every saturday night, we organise a party with dj's, music in live.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?